Discovery Of Debt Collectors’ Net Worth Permitted Prior To Certification
(November 12, 2015, 11:25 AM EST) -- INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana federal magistrate judge on Oct. 27 ruled that the named plaintiff in a class complaint that accuses two debt collectors of improperly attempting to collect a time-barred debt may seek information regarding the defendants’ net worth prior to class certification (Deborah Nall, f/k/a Taylor v. Allied Interstate, LLC, et al., No. 15-389, S.D. Ind.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 145838).
(Order available. Document #43-151113-012R.)
Some six years ago, Deborah Nall, an Indiana resident, fell behind on paying her bills, including a debt she...